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[Nettime-nl] Paul Scheffer op reis

From: rihss-eventnews-admin {AT} arts.usyd.edu.au
Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 9:05 AM
Subject: RIHSS Event News- Special Event Notice

Date & Time: Tuesday 12 November at 6.00pm.
Place: University of Sydney, Education Building, Lecture Theatre 424

Paul Scheffer: 'The Multicultural Fiasco: European Experiences'

Organised by The University of Sydney Centre for European Studies, Multicultural Research Centre, and RIHSS.

Paul Scheffer has  worked as a correspondent in Paris and Warsaw and was responsible for European policy in the research institute of the Dutch Labour Party. Since 1990 he  has been writing columns and essays for the daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad, made several documentaries and series for television, and taught modern history at the Universities of Amsterdam and Groningen. From 2003 he will hold the Wibaut chair at the University of Amsterdam on urban questions.

He has published several books, including studies on the history of the Netherlands (A satisfied nation, 1988), on European history (The quest for eternal peace, 2000) and this spring his book on the multicultural society (The land of arrival, 2003) will be published. His articles are widely published in leading European journals such as Die Zeit, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Le Monde des Debats, Politiken, Tagesanzeiger, Villagossag, de Standaard, Morgenbladet.

He is a member of the advisory council of foreign affairs, of the board of the Praemium Erasmianum, Essay International, the Atlantic Commision, Forum (institute for multicultural questions) and governor of the European Cultural Foundation.

Contact Assoc. Prof. Christine Inglis (Tel: 9351 3161)  or c.inglis {AT} edfac.usyd.edu.au

Melissa McMahon
Events and Projects Officer
Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (RIHSS)
Woolley Building A20
University of Sydney NSW 2006

Tel: (02) 9351 5344
Fax: (02) 9351 5700
URL: http://www.arts.usyd.edu.au/rihss/